Leena

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Date registered: November 10, 2016

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  1. Choosing People AND Profit: Reflecting on Living Wage Week in 2017 — November 10, 2017
  2. The Search for a New Staff Director for the Halton Poverty Roundtable — November 8, 2017
  3. Renu Mandhane to deliver keynote in Halton this fall – A Rights-Based Approach to Poverty Elimination Work — July 26, 2017
  4. “No Neighbour in Need” 2017 Report to Community Out Now! — July 25, 2017
  5. Mayor Goldring inquires about bringing living wage to City of Burlington — July 25, 2017

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Nov 10

Choosing People AND Profit: Reflecting on Living Wage Week in 2017

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I couldn’t help but notice that since the announcement was made by the Ontario Government for a progressive minimum wage raise that would see us at $15 by 2019 (Bill 148), we have seen no shortage of voices forecasting doom and gloom for the economy. The voices of the over 50,000 citizens across the Halton …

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Nov 08

The Search for a New Staff Director for the Halton Poverty Roundtable

It is with a heavy heart that I have offered my resignation to the Halton Poverty Roundtable.  This decision was not an easy one;  I have had the honor of working with what has to be THE most phenomenal group of volunteers over the last five and a half years. I am deeply appreciative of …

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Jul 26

Renu Mandhane to deliver keynote in Halton this fall – A Rights-Based Approach to Poverty Elimination Work

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We are proud to present, with co-partner Halton Community Legal Services, as well as the support of Halton Information Providers, Sheridan College, Halton Equity and Diversity Roundtable, Reach Out Centre for Kids, Oakville Community Foundation, and Summit Housing & Outreach Programs, a day of learning and reflection on what it means to lead with a human-rights based approach …

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Jul 25

“No Neighbour in Need” 2017 Report to Community Out Now!

The HPRT (Halton Poverty Roundtable) is excited to release its 2017 Community Report, which highlights progress made and key initiatives including the Smart Start Halton, Halton Sport Leadership Program, Income Security, and the Halton Community Benefits Network. In Halton Region over 41% of renters are spending more than 30% of their income on housing.  Who …

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Jul 25

Mayor Goldring inquires about bringing living wage to City of Burlington

  Mayor Rick Goldring is asking city staff to find out what it would take to make Burlington a living wage employer. The issue came up during a recent committee of the whole meeting on June 26 where Goldring brought forward a motion to direct the city’s human resources director to analyze the City of …

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